Free inquiry should not be simply about proving one worldview correct and others false. Rather free inquiry should resonate with a boundless open curiosity about life and the universe. While we can’t be entirely free from personal biases, an openness to go where knowledge leads even if it contradicts cherished beliefs is all that is truly required from skeptic and believer alike. —
Zen Humanism: The Measure of All Things
"An openness to go where knowledge leads even if it contradicts cherished beliefs" is largely why I am an atheist today. Good quote.